Shuanghui $4.7 Billion Smithfield Swoop Faces Regulators, Rivals

Shuanghui $4.7 Billion Smithfield Swoop Faces Regulators, Rivals

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U.S. pork exports to China last year were up more than sevenfold since 2003, according to data from the U.S. Meat Export Federation. Shipments of the meat to China accounted for almost one-fifth of total U.S. pork exports last year.